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The Best New Fantasy Shows Of 2020 

Molly Gander
Updated July 17, 2020 86 votes 43 voters 2.7k views 11 items

List Rules Vote up the best fantasy television shows that premiered their first season in 2020.

We turn to the new shows premiering in 2020 for next great fantasy series. Long-running fantasy series may almost always top any best fantasy TV shows list, but that doesn’t mean upcoming fantasy series don’t have just as much to offer. In other words, we're always looking for our next fantastical fix, and 2020's best fantasy shows offer a fresh new crop of shows to get obsessed with. This list of fantasy series offers plenty of fantastical fantasy shows getting their start in the new decade.

Whether you're looking for sci-fi fantasies or want to be a little more based in reality with historical-fantasy shows, there are plenty of upcoming new series to get your fix. One fun new take on fantasy is the musical comedy Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, which is set around the main character’s ability to hear other people’s thoughts as songs. Other 2020 fantasy shows are adaptations of comics - like Netflix's adaptation of Locke & Key, based on the original comic book series by Joe Hill. The best fantasy shows of 2020 won't disappoint, so queue up your watchlist and get ready to dive in.

Be sure to vote up your favorite fantasy shows of 2020, and vote down any you're not feeling.

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Locke & Key (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama television series based on the comic book series by Joe Hill. After their father is murdered, three children move into a new home where they find mysterious keys that can be used to unlock various doors in magical ways, but soon discover a demonic entity that is also searching for the keys for its own malevolent purposes. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Darby Stanchfield, Connor Jessup, Emilia Jones, Jackson Robert Scott, Petrice Jones, + more

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Ragnarok (Netflix, 2020) is a television drama series created by Adam Price. A small Norwegian town experiencing warm winters and violent downpours seems to be headed for another Ragnarok — unless someone intervenes in time. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: David Stakston, Jonas Strand Gravli, Herman Tømmeraas

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Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (Showtime, 2020) is a British-American horror drama television series created by John Logan, and a spinoff of the 2014 series. In 1930s Los Angeles, LAPD's first Mexican-American detective (Daniel Zovatto) and a veteran officer (Nathan Lane) investigates a brutal murder, embroiling them in the city's rich history. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Natalie Dormer, Daniel Zovatto, Adriana Barraza, Nathan Lane, Rory Kinnear

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October Faction (Netflix, 2020) is an American science fiction drama television series, based on the eponymous comic series by Steve Niles and Damien Worm. The series follows the adventures of a retired monster-hunter and his family, which includes a thrill-killer, a witch and a warlock. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Maxim Roy, Tamara Taylor, J.C. MacKenzie

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